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Blossom and the Beast

Author: RS McCoy

A Beauty and the Beast Retelling

Release Date: May 31, 2016


*A Paranormal Romance retelling of Beauty and the Beast*

Blossom Frane is only weeks away from her transformation. On her eighteenth birthday, she’ll

find out her future branch of society and her totem, the animal form she’ll be able to take at will

for the rest of her life. Like her brothers, she’s expected to be a brown bear of the religious

branch known as Terra.

In the Alderwood forests, Blossom’s bear blood is a valuable asset. Any day now, a rival clan

leader will step forward and offer her father a hefty bounty in exchange for her hand in marriage.

Blossom can do nothing more than sit back and wait to be traded to the highest bidder.

Determined to spend her last weeks exploring the Alderwood, Blossom sneaks away and

manages to find Kaide Landel, a rising political star of the Pyro branch. Known for his violence

and disregard for the religious teachings of the Terra branch, he’s all wrong for the bear clan’s

prized daughter. But when the politician uses his wealth and influence to secure her hand,

Blossom has no choice but to leave her family and marry him—if she lives that long.



Beauty and the Beast has long been my favorite old school Disney movie and this book has

some serious undertones with Beauty and the Beast references. Sometimes this doesn’t work

so well, but here the references are perfectly placed and pulled at my heart strings. Clarice’s Book Nook

I adored the characters (especially Kaide but also Blossom ­­ she’s such a strong­willed

character!) the story, and McCoy’s wonderful and gripping writing style. BooksEnchanted


The story is fast paced and apart from Blossom and Kaide’s romance, there is plenty of

suspense, political manipulation and intrigue in Kaide’s career as a politician that will affect and

change his and Blossom’s lives forever! All this and more is handled with ease by RS McCoy

and I loved her writing style and know that I will be checking out her other books too while I wait

for the next book in this series. NjKinny’s World of Books and



Author Bio: 

Rachel McCoy is a Texan living in New Jersey. Between binge­watching MTV reality shows and

baking gluten­free treats, she writes paranormal fantasy and science fiction novels. She is the

self­published author of the Sparks Saga trilogy, The Extraction Files, and The

Alder Tales series. Back when she lived in the real world, Rachel earned a degree in marine

biology, which contributed to her die­hard love of manta rays.





  1. RS McCoy says:

    Thank you!! <3

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